On behalf of the City, the Superior Watershed Partnership (SWP) applied for, and was awarded, a $2.5M grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for the Lakeshore Boulevard Reconstruction Project.
The Marquette Lakeshore Restoration grant is funded through the National Coastal Resiliency Program administered by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Although 35 coastal resiliency projects were funded nationally, only two projects were located on the Great Lakes (see map). If the project is approved by the City Commission, the City will be required to provide a local match of $3M. The SWP will also provide $50,000 in match funds.
The City of Marquette is accepting applications for seasonal employment for Tourist Park Attendant. Testing will be required for some positions. Position starting and ending dates are variable. Applications and complete job descriptions are available in the Human Resources Office, 300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette, Michigan 49855 or online.
City staff will be conducting an April 3 informational session, aimed at educating the public about the proposed Lakeshore Boulevard project.
The forum is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. on April 3 in the Citizens’ Forum room in Lakeview Arena, located at 401 E. Fair Ave. in Marquette. This session will include an explanation of the project by City staff and will provide an opportunity for residents to review the basics of the proposal.
The Marquette County Solid Waste Management Authority has distributed the 2019 household hazardous waste (HHW) collection schedule. The HHW drop-off location in the City of Marquette will be at the Rubbish/Compost Site located at 1415 Pioneer Rd.
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